The "thin blue line" that protects us and our families must always be honored. None deserve our remembrance more than those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our communities.
Each year in Washington D.C. the nation pays tribute with National Police Week and police from all over the nation come to the Capitol.
This past Wednesday evening, I received the Leadership in Public Service Award from the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI).
This award recognizes those who have made a profound impact on the Hispanic community in the United States and globally.
I would like to talk to you about one of the biggest concerns on people’s minds here in Texas, and in Washington- our healthcare.
It impacts every single one of us, so it is important that we get it right.
Last week I went to the border with President Trump and a few of my colleagues in Congress. The number of people fleeing their homelands in Central America to come to the United States is staggering.
I want to go over some of those numbers and the data behind this extremely important situation.
Dear Friends— Special Counsel Robert Mueller investigated President Trump for colluding with the Russian government for almost two years; a potential act of treason.
I want to explain the extent of the investigation, and the resources used to investigate the accusations levied against the President.
Dear Friends—There is a fight brewing in the House of Representatives, and it is not between Republicans and Democrats.
Just last week, House Democrats were at odds with one another over calling out blatant anti-Semitism in their ranks. It exposed the blaring hypocrisy they have over how such an important issue is treated.
Dear Friends—Following President Trump’s announcement to reopen the government until February 15, a committee of appointed Republican and Democratic lawmakers from both the House and Senate — known as a conference committee — immediately formed to find a solution to secure our border and keep our government open.
Dear Friends— This past Saturday, President Trump appealed directly to the American people with a bipartisan plan that would end the month-long government shutdown. While not perfect, this plan provides immediate assistance to our southern border, legal certainty for hundreds of thousands of DACA and Temporary Protected Status recipients, and more importantly, allows federal workers to return